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Author Rubin, Richard, 1949- author.

Title Foundations of library and information science / Richard E. Rubin and Rachel G. Rubin ; foreword by Camila A. Alire.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020.


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 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  020 R82F 2020 c.2  Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Reference Material  PROF. COL. 020 R82F 2020    In-Library Use Only
Edition Fifth edition.
Description xv, 627 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The knowledge infrastructure -- From past to present : the history and mission of libraries -- The library as an institution : an organizational perspective -- Transforming the library : the impact and implications of technology -- Library and information science : an evolving profession -- The organization of knowledge : techniques and issues -- Information science : a service perspective -- Information policy : stakeholders and agendas -- Intellectual freedom -- The values and ethics of library and information science -- Appendix A. Major library and information science associations and list of additional associations -- Appendix B. List of ALA-accredited programs -- Appendix C. Standards for accreditation of master's programs in library and information studies -- Appendix D. IFLA/UNESCO public library manifesto 1994.
Summary "This edition has been designed to respond to the many changes occurring in the LIS field and provides a firm foundation of knowledge and guidance for LIS students and professionals alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Library science -- United States.
Information science -- United States.
Information science. (OCoLC)fst00972640
Library science. (OCoLC)fst00997916
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Rubin, Rachel G., author.
Alire, Camila A., writer of foreword.
Other Form: Online version: Rubin, Richard, 1949- Foundations of library and information science. Fifth edition Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020. 9780838947555 (DLC) 2020000777
ISBN 9780838947449 (paperback)
0838947441 (paperback)
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